Football supporters and music revellers have been given worthy pointers to take with them to the Zululand Extravaganza in Ulundi this weekend as the Gumba Fest and the Prince Mangosuthu Legacy craze hits the Northern KZN town.
According to LOC Head of Safety Cluster and AmaZulu Team Manager, and, Qedi Dlamini the expected influx into at Ulundi Regional Stadium will require cooperative attitude from all stakeholders involved in staging a smooth event.
“We are calling upon the touring public to adhere to the necessary by laws. We want the event to be all about what it looks to celebrate which is Ulundi and nothing of the opposite,” said Dlamini.
Important information to note for the Gumba Fest:
King Mpande Road will be closed on Saturday and Sunday for both days. The public is advised to use alternative routes which will be directed by traffic police.
Gates open at 13:00pm.
The public is advised that cooler boxes will only be allowed from 1pm – 3pm. Only canned products from South African Breweries can be consumed on site.
The Bar will be closed at 03:00am.
The function the shut down time for the function is 04:00am.
The Gumba Fest line up which includes Dj Tira, Mampintsha, Babes Wodumo, Khuzani Mpungose, Ricky Rick among other artists will be held on 29 July (Saturday).
Tickets are R150 at Computicket and R200 at the gate.
The ‘pre-party’ will be held on 28 July at Ulundi International Airport. There will be a Boot Camp edition hosted by Somizi Mhlongo at Ulundi Garden Court which will be on free entry and first come first serve basis from 07h00am to 09h00am.
Important information to note for the Prince Mangosuthu Legacy Cup:
ABSA Premiership side, Bloemfontein Celtic and, Swaziland giants Mbabane Swallows as well as Zululand District Squad will join AmaZulu in competing in the four team tournament in honour of Prince of Phindangene Mangosuthu Buthelezi at Ulundi Stadium on 30 July.
The draw will be held on Friday evening in an exclusive function and then be made through media platforms.